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Patient & Community Outreach Volunteers

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Iowa Chapter

  • 60 people are interested

At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), we're passionate about our mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.We fulfill this mission every day by providing information, resources and support to those affected by blood cancers.

LLS Patient & Community Outreach volunteers help in so many ways: supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, our community; and always setting the standard for compassion and kindness. You can volunteer in your local chapter office, in the community, or from your home. Most roles require a commitment between 5 - 10 hours per month with a flexible schedule to fit your needs.

Join us as a volunteer, and join the cause that’s having the most impact on finding new ways to fight cancer - not someday, but today. Sign up here:

www.lls.org/PAvolunteer

Patient & Family Outreach Volunteer - Welcome newly diagnosed patients and their family members to LLS and provide them with local chapter resources: In most cases, you will be the first LLS representative a cancer patient or their familymember talks to locally. You will be part of an important part of their cancer journey and provide much-needed support and resources.

Community Outreach Volunteer - Create and maintain relationships with LLS stakeholders with the goal of connecting every newly diagnosed blood cancer patient to LLS. Outreach is an integral step to help increase healthcare professional referrals and guide more blood cancer patients to LLS resources and services.

Patti Robinson Kaufman First Connection Volunteer Coordinator - Administer a peer-to-peer support program which includes direct contact with patients and caregivers, volunteer management, database logging and follow-up. This important program for patients, caregivers and family members provides a positive experience in their cancer journey; an experience you get to be a part of.

Information Management Volunteer - Support Patient Access Volunteer Development through data entry of patient services information into LLS database system. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance database management experience within Salesforce. By entering accurate and consistent data, LLS is able to apply for grants and foundation assistance to provide better support to blood cancer patients.

More opportunities with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Iowa Chapter

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About Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Iowa Chapter

Location:

Century 1 Building, 2700 Westown Pkwy #260, West Des Moines, IA 50266, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. We work tirelessly to find cures and ensure patients can access the lifesaving treatments they need. When someone experiences the fear and uncertainty of a blood cancer diagnosis, we provide hope, compassion, education and support. Our impact is felt beyond blood cancer. The breakthrough treatments we helped advance for blood cancers are now improving the lives of people affected by many types of cancer.

Description

Volunteers are our partners in the crusade to end cancer.

In 2017, LLS volunteers made a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission. With countless ways to engage, from fundraising to providing patient support, our volunteers are changing the landscape of cancer.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Iowa Chapter serves residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Salesforce
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours/month

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